College Tech Prep represents a high school through college program with a seamless, rigorous sequence of academic and technical coursework culminating in post-secondary degrees and/or industry-recognized credentials that support workforce pipelines for a 21st century workforce.
It is the intent of College Tech Prep programs to ensure that every high school graduate is college and career ready.
Every College Tech Prep program has a connected sequence of courses from high school to post-secondary education called a Program of Study.
College Tech Prep programs must offer students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school.
Many College Tech Prep programs offer the chance for students to earn industry-recognized technical credentials that can be applied to post –secondary study or the workplace.